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Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 853

Fine Massachusetts Chippendale Block Front Chest

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
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$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

1760-1780, retaining an old surface and mellow brown color, single board top over four graduated long drawers, with bat wing brasses and escutcheons, set on original bracket feet, dovetailed construction with white pine secondary, 30-1/2 x 36 x 20 in., case width 32-3/4 in.

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia; all proceeds to benefit the Collections Acquisitions Fund


good overall, brasses replaced with some polish halos, original feet with some minor repairs including two patched side returns, some later color at underside, formerly fitted with braces now removed, some surface and finish distress, other surface wear consistent with age and use, minor repair to one front corner of top, minor corner chip at one drawer facing